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The findings of a recent research project reveal the demographic concentration of evictions in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
MinnPost
June 17, 2019, 11am PDT
The Editorial Board of the New York Times offers perhaps the highest profile support to date for overthrowing the status quo of slow growth and development opposition.
The New York Times
June 17, 2019, 7am PDT
Twice as many men as women commute by bike in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the likely reasons are varied.
MinnPost
June 16, 2019, 11am PDT
The St. Paul 2040 Comprehensive Plan aims for missing middle density at 56 "Neighborhood Nodes" around the city.
Pioneer Press
June 14, 2019, 10am PDT
The C Line bus rapid transit line opens in Minneapolis as the state of Minnesota wavers in its funding of mass transit projects.
MinnPost
June 7, 2019, 10am PDT
Art walks, or open studio tours, often take place in once-gritty neighborhoods trending toward the hip and expensive, but how responsible are the events for the effects of gentrification that emerge?
Next City
June 7, 2019, 6am PDT
The ability of the landmark Minneapolis 2040 plan, which adds density in various forms all over the city, to solve the cities climbing housing prices and growing lack of affordable housing, might have been exaggerated.
MinnPost
June 6, 2019, 7am PDT
Minnesota is the latest state to enact fines for a law already on the books requiring slow drivers to merge right. As such laws gain popularity, it's time again to consider the sometimes counterintuitive facts of traffic safety.
Star Tribune
June 4, 2019, 5am PDT
New research and mapping projects reveal how the deeply embedded racism of planning and housing policies of the past are connected to the growing wealth gap of the present.
Data-Smart City Solutions
June 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
Minneapolis has become an inspiration to other cities about how to successfully challenge NIMBY factions that oppose density and zoning reform.
Grist
May 21, 2019, 10am PDT
The city of Minneapolis doesn't want any more drive-throughs in the city, in an effort to cut down on emissions, car trips, and conflict points in the public realm.
Star Tribune
May 6, 2019, 7am PDT
Easing ADU regulations has led to some new construction in the Twin Cities, but the additional units have made a small dent in the area’s affordable housing problem.
MinnPost
May 5, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis, Minnesota Citizens for the Protection of Migratory Birds, and Smart Growth Minneapolis sued Minneapolis on environmental grounds after the city approved its landmark Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Star Tribune
May 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
For homeowners at risk of losing their home due to a medical crisis, divorce, or unexpected repair costs, City of Lakes Community Land Trust has been able to keep them in place by bringing their home into the land trust.
Shelterforce Magazine
April 21, 2019, 5am PDT
Minneapolis is realigning its affordable housing practices as the nationwide as the pressures of the housing affordability crisis increase.
MinnPost
April 18, 2019, 10am PDT
Since 2014, it's been possible to catch a train every hour between 2 am and 4 am on the Green Line connecting Minneapolis and St. Paul. A proposal under consideration at Metro Transit would end late night service,
Pioneer Press
April 12, 2019, 6am PDT
A plan to remake the St. Paul riverfront, and potentially revitalize the downtown office market, took its first steps forward this week.
St. Paul Pioneer Press
April 9, 2019, 8am PDT
The National League of Cities has a new report surveying local tools for addressing the housing affordability crisis. State partnerships are included.
Governing
March 24, 2019, 7am PDT
The city of Minneapolis is taking positive steps to improve housing security for renters.
City of Minneapolis
March 14, 2019, 10am PDT
After Minnesota's new Democratic Gov. Tim Walz proposed a 20-cents gas tax hike over two years, even leaders in his own party were caught off-guard, but one-third of the tax increase will replace the diversion of general funds to roads.
Minnesota Public Radio News